ACROBATS AIM FOR INIS OIRR!

A recent call out for street artists and performers to take time out on the beautiful island of Inis Oirr in partnership with Aras Eanna has had a huge response from all across Ireland. The Irish Street Arts, Circus and Spectacle Network (ISACS) were taken aback by the huge interest among performers in the chance to enjoy a month-long residency on the smallest of the Aran Islands in association with Aras Eanna Ionad Ealaiona. An acrobatic hand to hand performance company, Cikada Circus, were selected for the first month long residency on the island this month. Led by Henrik Gard,...

TWO CARTOON EXHIBITIONS AT ARAS EANNA

Not many people realise that there is a very healthy culture of producing cartoons in Irish throughout the country and this year Aras Eanna, Inis Oírr, is delighted to host an exhibition of some of the best of them. This is the first year that the Galway Cartoon Festival is moving outside the city and we are delighted to host comic strips, illustrations, and topical cartoons by a selection of Irish artists. The festival held its first exhibition of Irish language cartoons in 2019 and this year it hosts two, as there is also an exhibition at the Galway 2020...